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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.